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In the news: Tom Sands

In the news: Tom Sands
Tom Sands

Carney Hospital has announced Tom Sands as the new President of the Dorchester-based hospital. Formerly the interim president at Carney, Sands has been officially appointed president effective July 2018.

An accomplished health care executive, Sands brings a wealth of direct experience from several sectors of today’s health care industry to his post as president of Carney. Sands is a respected and accomplished leader within the Steward organization, previously serving as the Senior Vice President of Operations, Northeast Division for Steward Health Care.

Prior to joining the Steward network, Sands held executive operational and service roles for Navicent Health; overseeing development and leadership of customer services, diagnostic and therapeutic services, hospitality and support services and operations.

“We are proud to announce Tom as Carney’s President,” said Trip Pilgrim, Regional President for Steward’s East Division. “Tom’s extensive health care experience delivering strong operating performance while focusing on patient care and safety make him a strong successor for Carney. The entire senior leadership team is looking forward to the future as we continue to position Carney as the premier community hospital serving the Greater Boston area.”

The announcement follows a recent national expansion of the Steward system and patient care model to encompass 38 community hospital campuses in the United States and Malta.

Since 1863, Carney Hospital has served the City of Boston and neighboring communities. Carney Hospital has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for health care quality and safety and numerous other quality and safety awards, including being designated a Top Hospital for 2014 and 2015 by the Leapfrog Group. The 159-bed hospital has more than 400 physicians and delivers quality care to approximately 140,000 patients annually.

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